Despite his size and the fact that he is rather short on legs, this dog is powerful and energetic. His eyes show his vitality and reactivity.
He is always on the lookout and is very brave when needed.
Between 31 and 35 cm (12.20 to 13.78 inches) for the male
Between 30 and 33 cm (11.81 to 12.99 inches) for the female
Between 9 and 14 kg (19.84 to 30.86 pounds) for the male
Between 9 and 14 kg (19.84 to 30.86 pounds) for the female
The coat color is most often grey, grey-brown, grey yellow or slightly darker brown on the back, sides of the body and neck.
It is possible to find white either on the collar or in spots on the chest and limbs.
His dense, harsh coat is medium length, and has the particularity of being waterproof. The coat also has a dense and very soft undercoat.
His head, with an almost flat skull, has a well marked stop. His dark brown eyes are oval and medium size.
His medium size pointed ears are carried erect. His nose is jet black. His tail may be short or long.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 3 and is #14